The global economy is being impacted by several long-term trends that are disrupting business and remoulding markets. In a series of articles, we will update you on the impact these megatrends are having on investors and the asset management industry. The first megatrend we will explore is climate change and the need for rapid decarbonisation to prevent catastrophic impacts.
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When offering financial advice to clients it’s important to understand their unique personalities and behaviours.
2020 recap and 2021 outlook
COVID-19 | The Biden era | Monetary policy | China | Climate change | Economic inequality | Employment | Migration.
Online brokers are seeing record numbers of account openings despite market volatility. Financial advisers are well placed to assist new investors.
All eyes will be on the RBA in November and December as it ponders a potentially significant rate cut. But there are other factors to consider in the face of a very uneven recession.
Australian investors who bet on the US tech mega-caps to outperform through the COVID-19 pandemic have been handsomely rewarded. However, the way forward is less certain.
Access to their super has assisted many Australians during the COVID-19 pandemic. But these savings will also need to underpin the recovery as we navigate out of economic crisis.
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Portfolio review and asset allocation are critical during heightened market volatility. And there are lessons to be learnt from how fund managers handle similar challenges.
Times of volatility may call for revised trading strategies. This piece looks at areas where advisers can improve, especially when placing large trades in the marketplace.
CommSec Senior Economist Ryan Felsman considers how the recovery from COVID-19 will play out and picks the sectors most likely to thrive and flounder.
In periods of market volatility it is vital that advisers keep clients focused on their plan. It is also a chance to reinforce why financial advice is integral to meeting long-term goals.
The sharing economy will continue to disrupt established businesses but CommSec Chief Equities Economist Craig James warns that incumbents are increasingly finding ways to fight back.
Economic backdrop: Market volatility at record highs; what should investors look at in a volatile market; and keeping an eye on your portfolio